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Re: How do you change a file type icon?

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Old 03-18-2009
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Re: How do you change a file type icon?
To change a file type icon:


Open this registry key and follow its default value

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3]
Default=mp3file


Open this key and set the path

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mp3file\DefaultIcon]
Default=C:\Path To\icon.ico


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"steviegt" <steviegt@live.com> wrote in message newsB0E6C3A-EBAB-4297-AF30-7E47D30F955F@microsoft.com...
> Thank you both for your help. I find that both options are what I was
> looking for. Have a great day.
>
> "Charles W Davis" <newsgroup@anthemwebs.com> wrote in message
> news:0938BE87-8C1D-4EC4-88D9-70BDFAB2356F@microsoft.com...
>> 1. Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the folder that you wish to change.
>> 2. Right-click the folder
>> 3. Choose Properties from the context menu that opens
>> 4. Click the Customize tab in the dialog box
>> 5. Click on the Change Icon... button
>> 6, Select one of the many icons from the list.
>> 7. Click Apply
>> 8. Click OK.
>>
>> Not all icons that you may wish will appear. If you can't find the
>> appropriate one, right-click on a desktop icon for the program, choose
>> Properties, click on Shortcut. If there is a Target address, copy that
>> address and paste it into the dialog box that opens following step 5
>> above.
>>
>> "steviegt" <steviegt@live.com> wrote in message
>> news:%23M%23LPizpJHA.3840@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
>>>I want to change the icon associated with the mp3 file type. There are
>>>others I want to change, this is 1 example. How do I do this?
>>>
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